Sedgley is in Dudley in the West Midlands, and it’s close to Birmingham and makes a great place to live for commuters.
Sedgley doesn’t have a train station, but there’s one a couple of miles away in Coseley. From there, you can catch commuter trains to Birmingham that takes just over 20 minutes and opens up travel to the rest of the country. If you prefer to travel by car, Sedgley is close to the M5, M6 and M4, and it’s only a short drive to the glorious countryside of Shropshire, South Staffordshire and Worcestershire. For international travel, Birmingham International Airport is only 40 minutes away.
There are excellent schools in the Sedgley catchment area, including Queen Victoria Primary School, Saint Chad’s Catholic Primary School and Cotwall End Primary School. When it comes to secondary schools, The Dormston School and Beacon Hill Academy, and Ellowes Hall Sports College is also nearby.
Concord Market Hall has a great range of traders; there’s bakers, butchers, pet supplies, fruit, clothing and much more. The town also has an ASDA Superstore and Iceland. Sedgley has a good range of local independent stores within the town centre; Angel’s Boutique is a lovely gift shop, Belles Baby Boutique sells gorgeous baby clothes, and Beacon Crafts is a great wool store if you enjoy crafting.
The town centre has a great range of places to eat and drink. Boston Little Café is an intimate space with delicious food, Humbugs Coffee Shop is a lovely place to meet friends and catch up, and Tasty Plaice sells mouth-watering fish and chips. There’s also Subway, Greggs and a JD Wetherspoon pub called The Clifton. Spices is a popular modern Indian restaurant, and Ann’s Thai Restaurant is an excellent place for a special occasion.
The town has GP services and a Lloyds Pharmacy, and the nearest hospital is five miles away.
Sedgley is known for its part in the industrial revolution, and there are many fascinating places to visit. The excellent Black Country Living Museum is an interactive open-air museum with reconstructed houses, pubs, shops and industrial areas.
A few miles away, there’s the famous Iron Bridge, and it was constructed by Abraham Darby in 1779 and was the first in the world. Blists Hill Victorian Town is not far away, which is a great day out, and the Severn Valley Railway. Dudley Zoo & Castle is nearby, with over 1,300 exotic and endangered animals living within the grounds of the 11th-century castle.